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microbial form that has the highest resistance to physical and chemical controls
the process that destroys or removes all microorganisms and microbial forms including bacterial endospores on inanimate objects is
the use of chemical agents directly on exposed body surfaces to destroy or inhibit vegetative pathogens is
a cleansing method that mechanically removes microbes and other debris to reduce contamination is
thermal death time
the shortest time required to kill all the microbes in a sample at a specified temperature is called the
ultra high temperature
a method for sterilizing milk, called __ treatment, uses 134C for 1 to 2 seconds
intermittent sterilization, which uses three days of lower temperature team for short periods of time is also called
vials of microorganisms that undergo the freeze-drying process called __ will remain preserved and viable for years
__ radiation excites atoms to a higher energy state within molecules such as DNA that then leads to the formation of pyrimidine dimers
OR air, cured meats, surgical gloves, human tissues
items that are typically irradiated in order to kill microbes include:
__ is a control method that removes microorganisms rather than inhibiting or killing them
any cleansing technique that mechanically removes microorganisms as well as other debris to reduce contamination to safe levels
any practice that prevents the entry of infectious agents into sterile tissues and thus prevent infections
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